Kenneth S. Stern

Symbol: Matthew Shepard?s murder became a rallying cry for gay rights advocates.

What If Matthew Shepard's Murder Wasn't an Anti-Gay Hate Crime?

A new book claims the infamous murder of Matthew Shepard might not have been purely a hate crime. Does this undermine its power in the fight for gay rights?

Throwback: Are high schools becoming the site of an anti-Semitism not seen since the 1940s.

When Bullying of Jewish Students Masks Ugly Anti-Semitism

The bullying of a teenage Jewish student reveals a darker side of our culture: Anti-Semitism is alive and well in American high schools.